EVNI speeds up power projects in Cambodia, Laos

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VIENTIANE,JULY.(KPL)- The EVN International Joint Stock Company (EVNI) is speeding up its investment in hydroelectric power projects in Cambodia and Laos.
The projects include the Ha Se San 2 hydroelectric power project in Se San district of Cambodia’s Stung Treng province, which has been approved by the Government of Cambodia and will be carried out under the build-operate-transfer (BOT) form. EVNI contributed a 51 percent stake to the project.
The 400 MW plant is expected to be built in 2012 and completed by the end of 2016.
EVNI has completed a feasibility study on the Ha Se San1/Ha Se San 5 hydroelectric power plant in Ozdao district of Cambodia’s Rattana Kiri province and Duc Co district of Vietnam’s Central Highlands Gia Lai province.
In addition, it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Cambodian Ministry of Industry, Mining and Energy on jointly conducting study on the 407 million USD Sekong hydroelectric power project with a designed capacity of 190 MW.
Furthermore, EVNI is preparing to invest in the Nam Mo 1 hydroelectric power project in Laos’ Xiengkhouang province which has a total investment of 119 million USD.